Need a unique facility for your meeting, wedding, production, or event?
Consider hosting your event in our beautiful lobby.
- $100 per hour rental fee (lobby only)
- Chairs and tables can be provided upon request for an additional $25 fee
- Catering, beverages, tablecloths, etc. are NOT provided by the planetarium
- No alcohol is allowed on the college campus
- Subject to availability of the dome space and appropriate staff.
Schedule a special Staerkel Planetarium program for your group!
- $250 per hour for one show (seating up to 128; show is an existing program)
- $100 per hour for additional shows during your event
- $100 per hour for any production services (creating/editing a show)
- $40 per hour to add a second technician (if needed on-site)
- $10 per hour to add a second student worker (if required)
Note that we are also allowed to negotiate fees for special events like weddings. The price is dependent on what's required of the equipment/staff and how much time is needed in the dome.
New! Schedule a virtual show with the planetarium staff!
Shows will be presented on Zoom with sky simulation software such as Stellarium. If you prefer a format other than Zoom, let us know! We may be able to make arrangements.
- $25 per hour for one show
- Only live-narrated shows are available
- Some content will vary from shows presented in the dome